Binge Worthy: 6 Food Series on Netflix

What’s streaming on Netflix for those who love to watch TV shows about food? Plenty! From full-on, well-produced food porn to exciting travel shows focused on eating locally, we can’t get enough. This is not a definitive list, nor are we ranking the shows. All are appealing for various reasons. We invite you to take a…

Cooked with Michael Pollan

We’re excited to watch Michael Pollan’s new Netflix series “Cooked,” which is based on his book of the same title. It examines four methods of cooking and how they impacted human society. It’s “a clarion call for a return to the kitchen in order to reclaim lost traditions and restore balance to our lives.” We like the idea…

Charcuterie 101

Whole books have been devoted to the subject. Techniques have been handed down through the generations, and different cultures have distinct charcuterie traditions. So what is this mysterious “charcuterie”? Pronounced shahr-kyut-uh-ree it is a French word that comes from chair “flesh” and cuit “cooked.” It refers to cooked, cured or smoked meats such as bacon,…